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COUNTRY LAVENDER - Workshop February 17, 2018

The Lots of Lavender 2018 Sale-A-Bration stamp set has been a favorite of mine because it features a fragrance herb.   This is a stamp set I will definitely be using long after the SAB is over.   This time I added a little country texture to the lavender bouquet with the Hardwood Stamp Set (#133032 $20 wood block).   I have both the wood and clear block Hardwood Stamp Set.  I most often use the wood stamp set as it is easier to ink and apply on a piece of card stock as well as to pick up a cleaner image.  

Country Lavender 

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  • Stamp Set – Lots of Lavender (SAB 2018) and Hardwood (#133032)
  • Card Stock – Crumb Cake 5 1/2”x8 1/2” score & fold 4 1/4” and 5 1/4”x4” piece
  • Ink – Basic Black, Pear Pizzazz, Stazon White, Fresh Fig
  • Baker’s Twine   18-20”
  • Stitched Framelits – oval
  • 3 leaf punch
  • Adhesives – Glue Dots, Dimensionals
  • Directions:   Ink the Hardwood stamp with Stazon White and lay 5 1/4"x4" Crumb Cake on top and press gently and lift up paper off of stamp.   Stamp lavender images along bottom and add Fresh Fig coloring.  Stamp the leaves with the Pear Pizazz ink.   Tie Twine or string around the card stock.    Tape down on card stock base with 6 to 8 Dimensionals.   Stamp message from Heartfelt Blooms SAB stamp set.   Using the Big Shot and Stitched Framelits oval die, cut out message and apply with Dimensionals.   Punch a few Tri-Leaf punch and apply with glue dots.    

EPIC CELEBRATION - Workshop February 17, 2018

The annual Sale-A-Bration once again brought us a variety of stamp sets, paper and flare.   At this workshop we worked on some more stamp sets from the Sale-A-Bration pamphlet.   I like the youthful images although the headsets look a lot like mine!   

Epic Celebration

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  • Stamp Set – Epic Celebrations (SAB 2018)
  • Card Stock – Crumb Cake 5 1/2”x 9 3/4”, score & fold 2 1/2” and 6 3/4”.
  • Crushed Curry 2 1/2x5 1/2”.   Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper 5 1/2”x3”.   Whisper White 5 1/4”x 2 1/4”.   Emerald Green 3”x3”.
  • Starburst Punch and 1 3/4" Circle Punch 
  • Ink – Basic Black, Emerald Envy, Crushed Curry, Flirty Flamingo
  • Blender Pen
  • Adhesives – Double-sideded SNAIL, Dimensionals

 

  • Directions:  Tape the Designer Series Paper to the bottom half of the card base.   Stamp the Whisper White card stock with shoes and headsets images, one of the left side and the other on the right side.  Using the blender pen, paint in colors on the images from the ink pad platforms.   With scrap Whisper White card stock stamp the EPIC message and punch out with circle punch.   With Emerald Green 3x3" card stock, punch the Starburst punch.   Tape the stamped Whisper White stamped page onto the Crushed Curry and with Dimensionals place message half way and in the middle.    Stamp AWESOME on the inside.